Reduced incidence of pressure ulcers in patients with hip fractures: a 2-year follow-up of quality indicators
2001 (English)In: International Journal for Quality in Health Care, ISSN 1353-4505, E-ISSN 1464-3677, Vol. 13, no 5, 399-407 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
In the framework of a quality improvement project, where research activities were integrated with practice-based developmental work, the incidence of pressure ulcers was reduced significantly in patients with hip fractures. The best predictor of pressure ulcer development was increased age.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2001. Vol. 13, no 5, 399-407 p.
hip fractures, nursing documentation, pressure ulcers incidence, quality improvement
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-139550DOI: 10.1093/intqhc/13.5.399PubMedID: 11669568OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-139550DiVA: diva2:381616